Position : Midfielder
Date of birth : 16 January, 1980
Team : Lens (France)
Nationality : Mali
Notes : Led Mali to third place in World Youth Cup 1999 winning the Golden Ball as the best player in the tournament. Will be an important player for Mali in the future. Went on loan from Marseille to Lorient in 2001/02. Helped Mali to the semi-finals of the African Nations Cup in 2002 and was named in the Best XI of the tournament. Helped Lorient to promotion in 2000/01 but they were relegated the next year. Went on loan to Lens in 2002/03.
LAST UPDATED: 1 August, 2002
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